Read the propositions' fine print. Bottom line: Vote no on 1A through 1E; and yes on 1F (it just doesn't go far enough). Reading my "Official Sample Ballot," I wondered where the extra $16 billion of revenue came from in the innocently worded Proposition 1A. Sounds like a good idea, but where's the money coming from? Buried deep in the "Official Voter Information Guide" (which few read or understand) is the answer: We are increasing ...
After more than four decades, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Penn.) announced his official affiliation with the Democratic Party after years of work as one of its greatest allies.
The other day I bumped into a man at a social event who said he read my articles in The Signal. I made the mistake of thinking that because he read my stuff, he agreed with my essential position. Wrong! I don't recall what brought it on, but the man was adamant we needed to flatten Iran, leaving it a desolate area devoid of human life.
Tickets are still available for the city of Santa Clarita's excursion to the Magic Castle in Hollywood on Saturday, May 16.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is in Washington, D.C., this week on the Board's annual legislative meeting with members of the California Congressional delegation and federal agencies.
SACRAMENTO - May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an important event that aims to increase awareness of motorcyclists at a time of the year when large numbers of riders are taking to California's streets.
The-Signal.com's development team has updated the main menu at www.the-signal.com to provide easier navigation and an improved experience for those who visit the Santa Clarita Valley's top news Web site.
"That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves."
First place My favorite book is "Marley: A Dog Like No Other." The characters in this story are John and Jenny who are married, and the kids they have - Carl and Colleen - and the crazy dog Marley. That's the characters. This is what happens in the beginning. John and Jenny decide it is time for a dog. They went to a house where someone was selling puppies and they looked at the puppies. ...
On April, 21, The Signal published an article by Bruce McFarland ("America: Love it or leave it') criticizing some local people who joined a grass roots "tea party" to express their concerns with taxation and government interference in the free market place.
I just heard that our former mayor Cameron Smyth, a Republican, just voted to have Prop 1A to be placed on the May ballot.
Wiley Canyon Elementary School organized a mock trial on April 21 as a way for the students to become acquainted with the judicial system using familiar stories as a basis for their trial. The fifth- and sixth-grade Wiley GATE (Gifted and Talented) students based their case on the trial of "Jack and the Beanstalk." Jack Jones, or in the case this year, Jackie, is on trial for breaking, entering, theft and murder.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin: Today is Tuesday, May 5, the 125th day of 2009. There are 240 days left in the year.
Monticello Prep presented its Spring Musical on April 24. The show included condensed versions of both "Peter Pan" and "Annie Get Your Gun." Harriet Dickens played Peter Pan and Olivia Sowers played Tiger Lily. Christian Cranert was seen as Captain Hook and Griffin Krumrine played Mr. Smee.
The new McDonald's in the Plaza at Golden Valley hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - After a week marked by acts of simplicity and openness, Pope Francis finally let his words do the talking as he officially began his stewardship of the Catholic Church on Tuesday.
Two weeks ago we reviewed Miami 8&11 from Padilla Cigars. Today it's Luck of the Irish, as the 888 Claro is green.
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Think "inspiration." Think "spiritually beautiful." Think "melodically breathtaking."
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.